Country Comparison > Roadways > TOP 10

RankCountryRoadways (km)
1United States6,506,204

Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

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Asian countries search for citizens stranded by Nepal quake
The Rakyat Post - 4/26/2015 2:05:07 PM
More than 2,000 people are reported killed by the earthquake, which cracked roads and brought down much of the country’s mobile phone network. Offers of help have poured in from governments around the world, with Japan, China, the US and European Union ...

Nepal death toll climbs towards 2,000 as world responds to earthquake - 4/26/2015 8:28:40 AM
The death toll from the devastating earthquake in Nepal climbed above 1,900 on Sunday and was continuing to rise as officials struggled to gauge the full scale of the disaster and the world rushed to ... Large cracks open up in road after earthquake ...

More than 1,900 killed by 7.8-magnitude quake in Nepal
Washington Post - 4/26/2015 3:42:20 AM
[Read: After earthquake, World Heritage sites reduced to rubble] “We never imagined ... Patients from neighboring areas flooded Kathmandu’s medical facilities, and traffic clogged damaged roads, hindering relief efforts. At Kathmandu Medical College ...

Road like 'a Third World country': Horsley resident
Illawara Mercury - 4/21/2015 1:35:15 PM
Horsley residents are up in arms over a lack of response by authorities to maintain an unsafe road giving access in and out of the Brooks Reach Estate. The recent wild weather has caused tempers to flare, with torrential rain exacerbating the dozens of ...

Nepal tormented by aftershocks from massive earthquake that killed more than 2,200: ‘You cannot imagine the fear’
The Vancouver Sun - 4/26/2015 5:51:11 AM
“The aftershocks keep coming … so people don’t know what to expect,” said Sanjay Karki, Nepal country head for global aid agency ... in the Gorkha district. Roads to that area were blocked by landslides, hindering rescue teams, said chief district ...

Rescue operation underway in Nepal, locals resort to roads for the night
Daily News and Analysis - 4/26/2015 3:42:20 AM
Locals spent the night on roads as their homes were destroyed due to the 7.9 magnitude earthquake that struck the country. Nepal earthquake AFP A rescue operation has been underway in Nepal by the Armed Police Force (Nepal) in the wake of the massive ...

Himachal Pradesh to host Paragliding World Cup
Times of India - 4/26/2015 3:52:29 PM
He said that Rs 2.50 crore will be spent on the upgradation of roads and infrastructure ... He said that in addition to the participants in the world cup several tourists from all over the country and the world will visit the area during the event.

Qatar hotel occupancy goes up by 8%
MENAFN - 4/26/2015 6:34:08 AM
Doha Warwick Hotel on Rayyan Road and Melia Hotel in the West Bay. With the commissioning of the above hotels the total number of hotels and serviced apartments in the country has risen to 111. With this, the number of rooms has risen to 17400 of which 86% ...

The country that died on Jan. 1, 1959
Standard Speaker - 4/26/2015 8:00:02 AM
The parlor was charming with an old-world, elegant feel. Huge paintings adorned all four ... beautiful countryside with limestone mountains in the distance. We shared the road with many horse-drawn wagons and goats. At the 10-acre tobacco farm I learned ...

China’s Silk Road Fund Announced Its 1st Investment Project
Live Trading News - 4/26/2015 6:55:37 AM
Based on this, it could function as a bridge in advancing the Belt and Road initiative after being well developed and successfully operated. Actions speak louder than words. China, as a responsible power in the world, has always maintained peace and ...

Your Neighbor: Singing and music are the world to 12-year-old Caleb Leonard
the Oneida Daily Dispatch - 4/26/2015 11:34:47 AM
Spina Bifida, meaning “split spine,” is actually the most common birth defect in the country. It occurs when a baby is still ... The Woodcrest Golf Club is located at 6200 Cheese Factory Road in Manlius, and the tournament is May 16 at 1:30 p.m ...

Only two nations in the world tax their citizens who live abroad
The Yucatan Times - 4/26/2015 12:14:45 AM
According to David Shipley from only two nations in the world tax their citizens who live abroad ... t benefit from the proceeds — who cannot use their countries’ roads or schools or health care while living abroad?

The Long Road to Bethlehem: Part two
972 Magazine - 4/26/2015 2:26:35 PM
They’re about crowd control and the container offers a prime example: it stands in the middle of the only road that links Ramallah to Bethlehem ... I’d told her I wouldn’t miss it for the world. She’d emailed in the days before the wedding to ...

Springtime at Old World Wisconsin, Madison Craft Beer Week, Lakefront Artist Fair
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 4/26/2015 6:55:37 AM
Eagle: Springtime at Old World Wisconsin ... More than 70 antique dealers from around the country will be at this show Friday through next Sunday at the Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road. Browse jewelry, furniture, folk art, paintings ...

Aid pours in as Nepal is jolted by aftershocks after massive quake kills at least 1,865
Medicine Hat News - 4/26/2015 2:30:45 AM
We ran out and it seemed like the road was heaving up and down,” Vaidya ... The quake will likely put a huge strain on the resources of this poor country best known for Everest, the highest mountain in the world, and its rich Hindu culture.

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